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Boy Names related to Moon

Moon names for baby boys, related also with star and planet, with 123 entries. ankind has long associated the moon with the rhythm of life within the universe, immortalizing its celestial role since the beginning of history. While the moon has been a central theme of mythical folklore across countless civilizations, it seems to have inspired more boys names within Middle Eastern and South Asian societies, compared to European culture. Moon names for boys with Sanskrit origin are particularly numerous, perhaps due to the frequent reference of the moon in traditional Sanskrit literature and the emphasis on a lunar calendar in Indian culture.

Moon names are somewhat popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1962, 2.623% of baby boys were given Moon names. There were 6 Moon names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Moon names have since experienced a steep decline in frequency, and in recent years they are of only occasional use. In 2016, 7 Moon names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.307%, having regained their popularity somewhat in the recent decade. Within all Moon names, the English, German, and Scandinavian Axel was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #116 and a usage of 0.1713%.


Aapep moon snake ...The origin of Aapep is the Old Egyptian language ... a rarely used baby name for boys ...

Akhtar star ... has its origins in the Arabic language, ... uncommon as a baby name for boys ...

Alfred inspired advice; old peace ... largely used in the Dutch, English, ... was rather common before the Norman ...

Anakin of English-American origin and it is ... name was created by George Lucas for his Star ...

Ardhendu crescent moon ... has its origins in the Sanskrit language ... not often used as a baby boy name ...

Ashwin star ... language of origin is Sanskrit ... not often used as a baby boy name ... not in the top 1000 names ...

Axel God the Father is peace; defender ... an English, German, and Scandinavian name ... variant of Absalom ...

Badar full moon ... mainly used in the Urdu and Arabic ... variant form of Badr ...

Badr full moon ... largely used in the Arabic language and ... variant of Badar ...

Badr-al-Din full moon faith ... origin, as well as its use, is in the Arabic ... not popular as a baby boy name ...

Badru full moon ... of Arabic and African-Swahili origin, ... form of Badr ... seldom used as a baby name for boys ...

Balachandra crescent moon ... language of origin is Sanskrit and it is ... not commonly used as a baby boy ...

Balendu ascending moon ... of Sanskrit origin and it is used ... rarely used as a baby name for boys ...

Bedir full moon; attentive ... of Persian and Turkish origin ... derivative of Bedar ... not in the top 1000 names ...

Budha another name for the planet Mercury ... has its origins in the Sanskrit language ...

Cary from the River Cary; from the pleasant ... an English name of Old Welsh, English, ... variant of Carey ...

Chakor bird enamored of the moon; shining ... origin is Sanskrit, and its use, Indian ... form of Cakora ...

Chand moon, shining; the holy sandalwood ... an Indian and English name of Sanskrit ... variant of Chandan ...

Chandrakant beloved of the moon ... largely used in the Indian ... Mani is another name for the ...

Chandramohan attractive like the moon ... origin of Chandramohan is the Sanskrit ... not often used as a baby boy ...

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